The miniature worlds of Maico Akiba
Maico Akiba, whose series, “100 years later,” we previously featured, has another project simply titled SEKAI, or “world.” In it, she imagines miniature ecosystems growing on the backs of other animals. There are people but also remnants of civilization like electric poles or shops often overrun by weeds and vines. It’s almost like a reverse-Noah’s Arc.
In 2012 the series was commercialized in the form of cell phone straps. But I like the detail-heavy originals better.
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